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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in Houghton County say one person died in a snowmobile accident yesterday afternoon. 21-year-old Christopher Houchin of Salem, Wisconsin, was southbound on Trail #3 near Copper City around 1:30 p.m. when his snowmobile went off the trail and hit a tree. He was taken to UP […]

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Trenary, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Fire destroyed a home near Trenary yesterday afternoon. The fire was reported around 1:00 p.m. at a home on ET Road in Alger County’s Limestone Township. Reports say the homeowner had been away and found the lower level of the house filled with smoke when he returned. […]

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Washington, D.C. – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Congressman Dan Benishek is criticizing President Obama’s executive order calling for more background checks before someone can buy a gun. Benishek says he has been a gun owner his entire life and knows the importance of the 2nd Amendment to the culture of his district. The […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An autopsy has been scheduled for today as the investigation continues into the cause of death of a man whose body was found inside a burned residence on the east side of the City of Marquette. Firefighters located the body of 59-year-old John Scott Sonaglia of Marquette […]

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Michigan lawmaker is disagreeing with a former Michigan governor about the safety of a pipeline that runs underneath the Straits of Mackinac. Former Governor William Milliken, in a recent published opinion column, said the pipeline is aging and poses an environmental threat and should no […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Former Upper Michigan Congressman Bart Stupak has endorsed one of the candidates running for the 1st Congressional District seat currently held by Republican Dan Benishek. Democrat Lon Johnson’s campaign announced today that Stupak is endorsing his run. Stupak says he is supporting Johnson because he will work […]

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Gladstone, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Drivers in Delta County need to use caution around a non-working traffic light on a major thoroughfare near Gladstone. A traffic accident damaged the light control box at the intersection of US-2 & 41 and M-35 at South Hill Road around 11:15 a.m. yesterday. Gladstone Public Safety […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City firefighters located the body of a Marquette man at the scene of a structure fire yesterday morning on the city’s east side. The fire was reported around 7:30 a.m. at 435 East Ohio Street. Fire crews fighting the blaze found the body of 59-year-old John […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Preparations are underway for the annual tradition of the New Year’s Eve ball drop in downtown Marquette. City Police say several streets closed for the event. From 11:00 o’clock tomorrow night to 1:00 a.m. Friday, the intersection of Front and Washington will be closed to through traffic. […]

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda is holding a town hall meeting in Marquette County this weekend to discuss deer hunting. Dianda says the meeting will feature with representatives from the Department of Natural Resources and will focus on the U.P. deer population and hunting regulations. He […]

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